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Two maoists killed in encounter with police in Andhra Pradesh

Press Trust of India  |  Visakhapatnam (AP) 

Two maoists were killed in an exchange of fire with the police in Agency area of district early Saturday.

According to Rural police, 20 maoists were moving around in Buradamamidi village in the Agency area around 1 am and they opened fire at police personnel engaged in combing operations.

Police personnel opened fire in retaliation in which two maoists were killed, the other ultras escaped under the cover darkness, an said.

Pedabayalu area committee member headed the team of ultras, police said adding they were yet to identify the deceased.

One CRPF jawan was injured in the exchange of fire, police said.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 13:15 IST